Buruma (nee Van Der Beek)
Born Nov. 5, 1931 in Ferwerd, Friesland Holland she passed away on December 24, 2014. Always of strong spirit, she emigrated to Canada with her husband to be, Sye, in 1952. First to PEI where they wed and then to Red Deer, Alberta. Always a worker with a loving and generous heart she was a devoted mother and wife through thick and thin. A successful retailer with stores in both Red Deer and Victoria she moved with her husband to Victoria in 1980. Bridge with the ladies a favorite pass time. Always a gracious host, her favorite guest was her granddaughter Tiana. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Sye (Sid), her son Frank (Aileen, Tiana), brothers, sisters and family in Holland. No service by request. To send a condolence, please visit www.earthsoption.com.